June 14, 2024


Sara Ali Khan starrer Ae Watan Mere Watan is finally out on Amazon Prime Video. The historical biographical film – which sees Sara bring to life Usha Mehta’s contribution to the Indian freedom struggle during the Quit India movement in 1942, is receiving much love from fans. Also starring Emraan Hashmi, Sparsh Shrivastav and Abhay Verma over 2-hour-long film is a must-watch.

Wondering why you should catch the Kannan Iyer directorial?

Here are five reasons why you need to watch Ae Watan Mere Watan


Sara Ali Khan has done justice to Usha Mehta’s legacy in the biographical drama and is one of the reasons you should watch it. However, she isn’t the only actor who shines bright in the biographical drama. Emraan Hashmi as Ram Manohar Lohia and Sparsh Shrivastav as Fahad beautifully capture the sentiments of the freedom fighters they play and leave a lasting impression.


Tracks like Qatar Qatra, Ae Watan Mere Watan and Dua E Azaadi, successfully reignite your patriotic spirit. The meaningful lyrics – penned by Darab Farooqui, Prashant Ingole, Ravi Girri and Rohan Deshmukh touch your soul and will leave you with goosebumps.


The thought-provoking dialogues of the film, penned by Darab Farooqui, work wonders. While some may feel melodramatic, the majority of them will rekindle the patriotic flame within you. 

Costumes & Makeup

Costume designer Ratna Dhanda has done a commendable job by staying true to 1940s India by incorporating print-free and cotton fabrics stitched together beautifully. The hair and make-up done by Serina Tixeria (Blending Edges) bring to life the prevailing fashion of the time. 


Set designers Amrita Mahal Nakai and Sabrina Singh have done an applause-worthy job in capturing the essence of 1940s Bombay. From recreating the narrow bylanes, tar roads and marketplace to the trams, buildings and more, the sets will take you back in time. 

About Ae Watan Mere Watan

Released today on Amazon Prime Video, the Kannan Iyer-directed biographical drama stars Sara Ali Khan as the unsung freedom fighter Usha Mehta. Produced by Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, the film also stars Sparsh Shrivastav, Anand Tiwari, Sachin Khedekar, Abhay Verma, and Alexx O’Nell. Emraan Hashmi makes a cameo appearance as Ram Manohar Lohia too. 

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